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Celebs, long vocal about Breonna Taylor case, decry decision

Celebs, long vocal about Breonna Taylor case, decry decision

NASHVILLE — For months, actors, sports stars, musicians and other celebrities have been using their platforms to call for justice in the police shooting death of Breonna Taylor, including at Sunday's Emmy Awards.
Actor Ryan Reynolds looking to invest in Welsh soccer club

Actor Ryan Reynolds looking to invest in Welsh soccer club

WREXHAM, Wales — Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney could be making an unlikely foray into the soccer business.

CEO of Minnesota Public Radio's parent to step down

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Met Opera skips this season, 1st Black composer opens '21-22

Met Opera skips this season, 1st Black composer opens '21-22

NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Opera will skip an entire season for the first time in its nearly 140-year history and intends to return from the pandemic layoff next September with the company’s first presentation of a Black composer, Terence Blanchard’
Success of Ginsburg film inspires CNN look at John Lewis

Success of Ginsburg film inspires CNN look at John Lewis

NEW YORK — Indirectly, the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspired CNN Films' new documentary on the life of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis.
Disney delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'

Disney delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'

NEW YORK — The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including “Black Widow,” while also postponing Steven Spielberg's “West Side Story” a full year in the company's latest recalibration due to the pandemic.
French media: Raspy-voiced singer Juliette Greco dead at 93

French media: Raspy-voiced singer Juliette Greco dead at 93

PARIS — Juliette Greco, a French singer, actress, cultural icon and muse to existentialist philosophers of the country’s post-War period, has died, French media said Wednesday. She was 93.
Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' fame sued for defamation

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' fame sued for defamation

ORLANDO, Fla. — Carole Baskin, who became a pop culture sensation due to Netflix’s docuseries “Tiger King,” is being sued for defamation by a former assistant.
Review: Bishop, Musselwhite pair up for vigorous blues fest

Review: Bishop, Musselwhite pair up for vigorous blues fest

Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite, “100 Years of Blues” (Alligator Records) Two Southern boys who both hit the big time in 1960s Chicago — Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite — have over a century of blues experience between them.
Music Review: Fleet Foxes release bright, nuanced album

Music Review: Fleet Foxes release bright, nuanced album

Fleet Foxes, “Shore” (ANTI-) One might have predicted a sombre release for Fleet Foxes in the year of a pandemic.